Adult Services

Making fulfilling job connections for people with disabilities

UCP of Long Island’s The Employment Connection is a leader in connecting Long Island businesses with qualified workers with disabilities. We provide a wide array of employment-related and vocational rehabilitation services leading to competitive community employment for people with disabilities. 

Learn more: Contact Mark Crean, Director of Adult Services 631.232.0011 ext. 600.


The Employment Connection helps job seekers:

  • Find jobs based on their skills and interests
  • Develop interview skills with our state of the art video equipment
  • Connect with potential employers through networking
  • Learn soft and job specific skills needed to succeed at a job
  • Obtain job coaching at a job site
  • Change careers due to an acquired disability

The Employment Connection helps employers:

  • Ensure that the individuals hired have the required skills for the job
  • Locate qualified workers for high turnover entry positions
  • Fill skilled and professional positions
  • Identify work incentives
  • Reduce on the job training costs by providing job coaching and extended supports if needed
  • Meet companies’ diversity guidelines or government regulations regarding hiring people with disabilities.
"My job makes me feel very proud of myself, with a great sense of accomplishment." -Chris "I do enjoy working. I like helping people out. . . . I really honestly appreciate all the help that The Employment Connection has given me, that they understand me as an individual, that they accept me." -Robin "I think The Employment Connection has given me a really good life. I really couldn't have asked for a better one." -Kristin "Megan is an exceptional employee. She is very conscientious in all tasks given her. She is a pleasure to work with and an asset to our company." -William Abrahamson,Customer Service Manager, Stop & Shop "Eliseo has quickly established himself as being one of our most popular employees. He is a pleasure to work with." -Kenny Munch, Supervisor, Suburban Exterminating Service "Jeff's dedication, devotion and reliability have made him a very valuable asset to our support operations. He is enthusiastic, cooperative and cheerful. It's a pleasure to have him around!" -Marvin Novick, Executive Assistant, Finance & Administration, Suffolk County Dept. of Labor
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